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Project Manager - Security Operations
Role/Title: -  Project Manager - Security Operations
Hybrid, Indianapolis, Indiana
Agency Interview Type: Webcam only

•Only local candidates to Indianapolis will be considered for this position. Please provide the current home address.
•Candidate will be required to work onsite alternating weeks 2 and 3 days. Work is primarily between the hours of 8am-4:30pm. Please confirm the resource understands the onsite requirement.
•This opportunity is a long-term project with multi-year extensions. Please confirm the resource understands the duration.

General Description
The Project Manager for the Security Operations Team in the Indiana Office of Technology is responsible for delivering and coordinating security projects and initiatives.  

Job Description
Project Manager will collaborate with various stakeholders, including IT teams, vendors, and end users, to scope, plan, identify issues and risks, as well as lead resources that are not direct reports to successful project completion within the defined timeline and budget.

A Day in the Life:
The essential functions of this role are as follows:
• Collaborate with the security operations team and relevant stakeholders to define project goals, objectives, scope, and requirements. Develop comprehensive project plans, outlining tasks, timelines, resource requirements, and potential risks.
•Work with the security operations Team to develop and implement the statewide security strategy, aligning it with industry best practices and state policies.
•Build and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders at different levels, including department heads, technical teams, and end-users. Ensure effective communication and manage expectations throughout the project lifecycle.
•Build and maintain accurate and up-to-date project documentation: scope, requirements, resource plan, project schedule, status reports, change requests, and meeting minutes. Provide regular status updates and progress reports to stakeholders and management.
•Oversee execution of security projects, ensuring adherence to project plans, security standards, and regulatory requirements. Monitor progress and address any deviations from the plan promptly.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What to Expect to be Successful:
•Execute an action plan to successfully transition the enterprise vulnerability assessment solution.
•Continue roll out of Tanium to all workstations and servers.
•Execute an action plan to successfully roll out Varonis to all state agencies. 
•Work with Documentation Working Group to track progress, provide updates, address concerns, and gather feedback for continuous improvement.
•Conduct weekly status meeting with team to review progress, discuss challenges, and adjust project plan as needed to ensure milestones are on track.
•Participate in brainstorming sessions with the security team to discuss innovative ideas for enhancing the state’s cybersecurity posture and identifying potential areas for improvement.
•Create, review and update project documentation, including project plans, risk assessments, and incident response procedures, to maintain accurate records and support future project evaluations.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
•This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Difficulty of Work:
•Work is primarily between the hours of 8AM-4:30PM, with a hybrid work environment, sitting throughout the day, and using a computer.  

•Work has a direct effect and impact on the Indiana Office of Technology (IOT) and other agency’s ability to protect confidential citizen information, as well as other sensitive information. 

Personal Work Relationships:
•Excellent motivational aptitude and positive approach, with exemplary professionalism skills. 
•Ability to influence change and action with individuals that are not direct reports.  
•Exceptional customer service is required to be provided to internal and external colleagues, other IT areas, and agency partners.

Physical Effort:
This role performs work in an environment where sitting for extended periods of time could be expected.

Working Conditions:
This role performs work in a standard office environment.

Skills Matrix
IT project scoping, stakeholder management, resource planning, tracking resources to dates/budgets, documenting/tracking issues, risks and escalation Required 3 Years
High degree of emotional intelligence in working with resources, stakeholders, and colleagues. Required 3 Years
Proven track record of successfully managing complex projects, with a focus on security and/or IT operations (app dev, SaaS, Infrastructure, Network) Required 3 Years
Strong understanding of project management methodologies, tools, and best practices. Required 3 Years
Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams, drive successful project outcomes while promoting collaboration Required 3 Years
Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal) to effectively convey technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders Required 3 Years
Strong organizational and time management skills to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines Required 3 Years
Experience working in a government or public-sector environment is advantageous, as it provides insight into the unique challenges and requirements Highly desired 1 Years
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) is a plus Highly desired 3 Years

Thanks & Regards,
Manoj E
IT Recruiter
Lucid Technologies Inc
O: 214-385-4144 Ext: 207
F: 214-889-5857¬¬¬
W: www.LucidTechINC.com
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